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From then on his company was endemically corrupt. Every major deal required bribes to Leoz, Teixeira and other football bosses, including Julio Grondona, president of the Argentina FA from 1979.
“What we need to remember is that we don’t forget our history. We want to make sure that, from a confederation standpoint, history never repeats itself.”
AS THE GOVERNMENT ASKS QUESTIONS, THE UNITED STATES SOCCER FEDERATION, SUNIL GULATI, & CEO DAN FLYNN GO MISSING
The United States Soccer Federation needs to pay better attention. Either that, or the organization’s chief executive Dan Flynn is being economical with the truth.
There’s a lot of competition: the Zurich arrests, the Blatter resignation, any press conference with Jerome Valcke, an interview with Australia’s Frank Lowy denying any impropriety . But Jack Warner always seems to come through with the goods.
Agents from the FBI and IRS pursued Blazer down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan as the “morbidly obese” FIFA exco member rode a motorized scooter to dinner at a restaurant. The agents stopped Blazer and told him “We can take you away in handcuffs now – or you can cooperate.”
The recent investigation by CONCACAF’s Integrity Commission into the disaster its former management created for the organization produced an amazing document. The two stars of the show are Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer. The rap sheet is formidable. Blazer, CONCACAF’s former General Secretary allegedly: Misappropriated CONCACAF Funds Breached Fiduciary Duty to CONCACAF Violated the CONCACAF […]
The shameless disregard for the sport and abuse of powers by those responsible for “governing” the game were only going to go unnoticed for so long.